Rabies Quarantines and Animals

Animal Inspector

The Health Agent is responsible for carrying out the duties of Animal Inspector for the Town of Orange.  This authority comes from the MA Department of Agriculture and the Board of Selectman who nominate the Animal Inspector every year. 
Below are some important information for residents who own domestic animals as well as farm animals. 

Rabies Information:

Rabies Quarantines for domestic animals

Rabies Information

Rabies Protocol for Dogs and Cats Exposed to Wildlife

Rabies Protocol for Dogs and Cats Bitten or Scratched by Another Domestic Animal

Rabies Protocol for Dogs and Cats Which Bite a Human

For more Information on Rabies please click HERE

Farm Animal Information:

Animal Imports and livestock Market

Dairy Program

Equine Program

Farm Emergency Plans

Poultry Program

Reportable Disease Program

Sheep and Goat Import/Export

Swine Program

For more information on Animal Health Programs from Department of Agriculture please click HERE

To report cases of animal abuse or neglect; or to see if you qualify for free spay/neuter vouchers please contact the Animal Control Officer Jennifer Arsenault at 978-249-2494.